Getting involved at Carolina is essential for success. Research suggests that students who are involved in student organizations and campus activities make higher grades and have a better college experience. Through Student Life programming, students will discover their passion and strengths, feel more connected to campus and gain important leadership experience to help them find internships and jobs. Most importantly, they will make friends and have fun!
Provides all Gamecocks with programs and services that promote fitness and quality of life, including adventure and outdoor recreation, aquatics, club sports, fitness and intramurals.
Provides support, guidance and mentorship for the 48 Greek organizations and their more than 6,500 members.
Equips students to positively impact their communities through involvement in student organizations, leadership development, service and civic engagement.
Supports an inclusive campus environment by providing educational and social programs and supporting and advocating for historically underrepresented student populations.
Helps students transition to and thrive in off-campus residences and understand the rights and responsibilities of residing in Columbia.
Serves as the central resource for parents and families of Carolina students. Parent and Family Programs offers informative communications, including a monthly newsletter and award winning mobile-app, and coordinates the annual Family Weekend.
The center of student activity at UofSC and home to Gamecock Entertainment, your source for free, fun things to do on and off campus. Visit the Russell House to use meeting, lounge, activity, dining and retail space as well as campus Lost and Found.
Manages student ticket distribution for Gamecock football, basketball, baseball and commencement.
Works closely with university administration, faculty and staff to represent the interests of students, preserve and protect traditions, and support students and student organizations in their academic and community endeavors.
Provides opportunities for students to get hands-on experience in print, broadcast and online media; advertising sales; and graphic design through The Daily Gamecock newspaper, Garnet & Black magazine, SGTV and WUSC-FM.
Our Central Staff
Staff in the Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Life oversee and support the department's assessment, communications, finance, human resources and other central functions.
Title: Associate Vice President for Student Life
Title: Director of Student Life
Hilary Dyer Brannon
Title: Communication and Events Director
Title: Assessment Director
Title: Director of Finance and Personnel
Title: Talent Manager
Title: Billing Coordinator
Title: Coordinator of Communication and Engagement
Title: Assistant Director of Finance
Title: Administrative Coordinator